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Richard L. Cassin Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman Senior Editor

Harry Cassin Managing Editor


Elizabeth K. Spahn Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn Contributing Editor

Bill Waite Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong Contributing Editor 

Eric Carlson Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman Contributing Editor

Aarti Maharaj Contributing Editor


FCPA Blog Daily News

Monday
Dec102018

Practice Alert: China asserts ‘judicial sovereignty’ with new blocking statute

China recently enacted a law that could prevent China-based individuals and entities, including the China-based subsidiaries of non-Chinese companies, from providing certain assistance in criminal proceedings outside of China.

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Monday
Dec102018

Premier League allegations show ‘farce’ of UBO register

Not only is the UK’s much-vaunted public register of companies, held at Companies House, failing to meet the minimum requirement for ultimate beneficial owner (UBO) transparency, but Scotland continues to be mired up to its neck in controversy surrounding its status as an "offshore" service provider.

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Sunday
Dec092018

Job: Chief Compliance Officer

Job Title: Chief Compliance Officer

Employer: Baker Hughes

Location: Houston, Texas USA

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Friday
Dec072018

Four charged with helping Mossack Fonseca clients evade U.S. taxes

U.S. prosecutors charged four men with tax evasion and fraud in schemes first revealed by the Panama Papers leaked from law firm Mossack Fonseca.

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Friday
Dec072018

TRACE releases 2018 Bribery Risk Matrix

Compliance professionals have many factors to consider when assessing the bribery risk of their companies’ proposed investments or engagements globally. Industries have different dynamics, companies have different business models, and business partners and intermediaries have different relationships and backgrounds.

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Thursday
Dec062018

Canada arrests Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou for alleged U.S. sanctions violations

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou (Image courtesy of Huawei)The chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies was arrested in Canada last weekend and now faces extradition to the United States.

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Wednesday
Dec052018

Jury convicts ex-Hong Kong official of FCPA offenses, money laundering

Hong Kong's former home secretary was convicted by a Manhattan federal jury Wednesday for bribing African officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company.

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Wednesday
Dec052018

Israel imposes strict compliance regs on pharmas, medical device makers

Any company marketing medicine or equipment to the Israeli healthcare system (hospitals and health patient funds) needs to meet new compliance-related regulations by setting internal procedures, training employees and third parties, and improving the allocation of marketing and R&D resources when carrying out business in Israel.   

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Wednesday
Dec052018

Brazilian Institute of Asset Recovery hosts inaugural event

The Brazilian Institute of Asset Recovery (Instituto Brasileiro de Rastreamento de Ativos, or IBRA) recently held its inaugural event.

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Tuesday
Dec042018

Mastercard-produced compliance training film now features foreign-language subtitles

An award-winning anti-bribery training film that's available for short and long term licensing can now include subtitles in twelve different languages.

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Tuesday
Dec042018

Ethics in Australia and New Zealand? IBE survey explores new territory 

The Institute of Business Ethics has expanded its Ethics at Work survey to cover Australia and New Zealand (in addition to the UK), and surveyed over 2,000 employees to provide insight into employees’ views on ethics across all sectors and job roles.

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Monday
Dec032018

Farming giant CHS discloses FCPA investigation into Mexico border bribes

CHS Inc. disclosed in an SEC filing Monday that it self-reported possible FCPA violations related to Mexican customs payments.

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